Unfortunately, on rare occasions problems do occur and the result can be a big fire with potentially tragic consequences. This is why it's so important to make sure that if a fire involving a fridge or freezer does start, it doesn't spread.London Fire Brigade wants to see tougher standards so that the highly flammable insulation in fridges and freezers is better protected from fire. In the meantime, our advice is that if people notice any strange noises coming from their fridge or freezer, they should call the manufacturer or an electrical repair expert immediately.
More top news
A construction worker was crushed when a platform collapsed on them while the set was being dismantled.
Nasa's Juno spacecraft will get closer to the giant planet than any other spacecraft before.
Theresa May may be able to trigger withdrawal from the European Union without parliamentary approval.